Van Smith was still looking for a new offensive coordinator when he got a notification from a friend one Monday morning in the middle of the exam period at Orange High School. The friend alerted the head football coach of the Panthers that Marty Scotten was possibly looking for a coaching change.
Just in time, before the academic year ended, Cedar Ridge Football Coach Antonio King delivered a statement that will provide some joy for Red Wolves faithful going into the summer.
The spring sports season in Hillsborough will be remembered for Orange and Cedar Ridge battling for first place in the Big 8 softball standings. There was also Orange’s pursuit of East Chapel Hill for Big 8 baseball supremacy, Emma Talley running up impressive goal numbers for the Cedar Ridg…
Mia Davidson: As a sophomore, the 2017 Orange High graduate has broken the Mississippi State softball record for career home runs. On Saturday night, Davidson set the Southeastern Conference single-season home run record with her 26th homer as the Bulldogs defeated Seattle University 7-3 in …
The final high school athletic event for the 2018- 19 academic year involving Hillsborough teams unfolded during a lengthy day in Greensboro.
After leading the team in five offensive categories this season, Orange junior shortstop Joey Berini has been named the Big 8 Conference Player of the Year.
The Stanford Middle School softball team’s first Orange-Person Athletic Conference Championship since 2014 wasn’t filled with drama. It was total dominance.
For its first playoff victory since winning the 3A state softball championship in 2017, Orange used the long ball.
For a team that has relied on its offense to claim its second consecutive conference championship, Cedar Ridge had to rely on defense to win a marathon opening round state playoff game.
After becoming the all-time leading scorer in Cedar Ridge women’s basketball history, Madison Wardlow has added onto her list of accomplishments before she graduates next month.
Mia Davidson: The 2017 Orange High graduate continues to break records with the Mississippi State softball team. On April 10 in a 15-3 victory over Memphis in Starkville, MS, Davidson hit two home runs to break her own school record for homers in a single-season. Davidson now has 39 home run…
Last Thursday, Hayley Funk received her college acceptance letter in the mail from N.C. State, got her cap and gown for when she marches for graduation in two months at the Smith Center, and played her final high school softball game against her best friend from Cedar Ridge.
At the right time, the Orange baseball team has found a semblance of pitching depth that has lead to its most important conference series in three years this week.
Loyal to the very end, Felton Page drove from Durham to Hillsborough for the Cedar Ridge-Orange softball game last Tuesday to watch three players who had been devoted to him when times were difficult on several levels.
It may seem unorthodox for a high school women’s soccer team to allow its goalkeeper a chance to score on a penalty kick in regulation, especially in a rivalry game.
The winter sports season has concluded for local high school athletes playing in college across North Carolina and abroad. One Orange High graduate has already earned national honors in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while another is battling to earn a starting spot in the pitching rotation …
Like many coaches at Cedar Ridge this season, P.J. Michaelson is trying to build a team after the defection of a star player.